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moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry